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Why Diets May Not Work

Most people attempt weight-loss with an “eat less, move more” attitude focusing just on lifestyle changes. However, the weight tends to come back. Why?

Canada’s best-known voice in obesity science and medicine, Arya Sharma, MD, PhD, FRCPC, explains many different factors that drive weight gain – like our body’s biological “set point.” With this information, he challenges us to think about the urgent need for better obesity treatments.

Presented at YWM2014

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